Overall, I’m floored by Trancevoicer. This album perfectly blends the grandiose eccentricities of prog with the concise and pointed songwriting of pop. If you love prog, you’re not gonna want to miss this album. If you hate prog, you’ll probably like this album even more! Trancevoicer is definitely a crowd pleaser, yet it still maintains the integrity, originality, and quality any music nerd seeks in a new album.
I'm gonna have to set up a Burnt Coffee Hall of Fame or something, because Egor Lappo is the first artist to appear on our site three times! After this premiere, he will have appeared on the site once for each year we've been active. This time is a little different, but I'll explain that … Continue reading Single Premiere: “The Mask of Kindness” by Egor Lappo
Before I go into my albums of the year, I wanted to give the often overlooked format of the EP the love it deserves. I tried to keep this list to a Top 10, but narrowing it down was difficult, so I've added 10 more honorable mentions - check 'em out! https://open.spotify.com/playlist/4VcDLGmAxL7xB4b0dVSgsR?si=KI66Gh7sSfm6SAQ4gt16vA Honorable Mentions (in … Continue reading 2020 EPs of the Year – The Editor’s Picks
If you've been following us since we first established Burnt Coffee Inc. about a year ago, you may already be familiar with the name Egor Lappo. The man's release schedule is incredibly consistent. His debut album Way Without Light came out in July 2018, followed by his second album Azimuth (which we reviewed) in August … Continue reading Egor Lappo – Make the Sun Shine More EP Review
Egor Lappo has wasted no time at all since the release of his debut album Way Without Light in 2018. Lappo is a guitar wizard hailing from Saint Petersburg, Russia who is continuing on a journey through all things prog with his second album Azimuth. As a new decade creeps around the corner, we find … Continue reading Egor Lappo – Azimuth Review